History Facts

In ancient times strangers shook hands to show that they were unarmed.

Before the invention of the hair dryer, it was common for men and women to dry their hair using a vacuum cleaner.

The wedding cake dates back to ancient Rome, when couples shared cakes of wheat flour with their guest as a symbol of their unity.

During the European Renaissance, fashionable ladies used lemon juice as a way to redden their lips.

During London's great plague, people would tie bunches of lavender to their wrists to fight infection and bacteria.

Pablo Picasso was accused of stealing the Mona Lisa.

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